Partners in Prayer Cover LCAS

Ten years ago, Karen Kugel saw a need for a school prayer ministry at Lewis County Adventist School.

At the time, Kugel was board chair for the Chehalis, Washington school and had organized prayer walks during the construction of a new facility.

The prayer walk became a valued tradition. At the beginning of each school year, pastors and members from constituent churches meet together to pray for students, families, and school staff.

Currently, Kugel partners in prayer with Lyvern Reiswig from the Chehalis church. The two meet weekly during the school year to take prayer requests from students and pray for school family requests.

Over the years, the goal has remained consistent: to cover everyone who enters the school building with prayer — the students, families, teachers and the entire school community.

“We want LCAS students to know that the church supports them, cares for them and is praying for their needs,” Kugel said.

In addition to her school prayer ministry, Kugel serves as an elder at Chehalis Church, leads the church’s prayer ministry and helps with additional ministry roles.

“God’s telephone number is Jeremiah 33:3,” Kugel said. “Call to me and I will answer and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.”

Kugel believes God has called her into the prayer ministry. She is passionate and intentional because of that call. She shared that once you get onto her prayer list, you are on the list forever — she will continue to cover you in prayer. What a blessing to know that current and former students and families of LCAS continue to be covered in prayer!

Featured in: March/April 2022